Alexander Bielefeld is Director Global Policy & Strategy (Men’s football) at FIFPRO – Football Players Worldwide. Bielefeld has been working for a decade on matters affecting players and has represented their collective interests at the highest levels of international professional football. In his current role he represented professional players in international employment negotiations on issues including workload, peak performance, health and safety, financial regulations, human rights, technology and data, as well as other strategic labour rights. He also coordinates relations with other player unions and public institutions. Bielefeld has been previously working as a consultant for Burson-Marsteller and holds degrees in international (sports) politics and Management from College of Europe, CDES Limoges and INSEAD, amongst others.